Body Count Premiere Animated Video For “Thee Critical Beatdown”, Release “No Lives Matter” Benefit Shirt

Body Count have premiered an animated video for their song “Thee Critical Beatdown.” That track is from the band’s latest album “Carnivore.” With this news, Body Count have also released a limited edition “No Lives Matter” shirt. A portion of the proceeds from that will go towards The Innocence Project and The RightWay Foundation.

Body Count’s Ice-T Reflects On “Cop Killer”: “I Was A Little More Radical Back Then”

During a new interview with the Washington Post, Body Count’s Ice-T reflected on the group’s controversial protest song “Cop Killer.” The track, which is still not available digitally or on newer copies of the band’s self-titled album, has been coming up as of late due to the ongoing protests against systemic racism and police brutality.

Ice-T said the following:

“It was a song about somebody who, during a moment like this, got so mad that they went after the cops. We don’t want that guy. But a lot of times you warn people by saying this can happen. I never killed no cop. I’ve written better songs that are more on point with what I believe today. I was a little more radical back then. ‘No Lives Matter’ addresses my feelings at this moment. You got to remember, 30-years-ago Ice is different than 62-year-old Ice.”

He also added the following after being asked who the 62-year-old Ice-T is:

“My correct guidance right now is know your allies and let’s continue to go forward. Don’t let up. Let’s go after Breonna Taylor’s killers. Let’s get it done.”

This news comes after Billboard recently ran a story on the continued absence of “Cop Killer.” Ernie C. told the site the following about that:

“It should be there. It absolutely should be there. Some of these kids that are out there [protesting], they’re 30, 31 — they were newborns when this was going on. What we talked about 30 years ago, we’re still talking about.”

Body Count Release “No Lives Matter” To Radio

As people continue to take to the streets in protest of systemic racism and police brutality, Body Count have decided to officially release their song “No Lives Matter” to radio. That track is featured on the band’s 2017 album “Bloodlust.” Century Media Records director Philipp Schulte said the following:

“As a company we felt it was necessary to release this single as a way to actively participate in the change that is needed to combat police brutality and racism. It is a first step in doing our part to inspire unity and transformation.”

Body Count Premiere New Video For “Point The Finger” Feat. Power Trip’s Riley Gale

Body Count have premiered a new video for their song “Point The Finger.” This track features Power Trip’s Riley Gale and it appears on the band’s latest album “Carnivore.” The clip was filmed on cellphones during the ongoing quarantine.

Body Count’s Ice-T On Trapt’s Chris Taylor Brown: “I’m Not Planning On Fighting Him – I Don’t Want To Hurt The Guy”

During his nonstop Twitter rampage, Trapt frontman Chris Taylor Brown ended up challenging Body Count frontman Ice-T to a bare knuckle fight. Now, during a fan Q&A hosted by Kerrang!, Ice-T was asked about the potential fight and he responded by saying he’s “not planning on fighting him.”

Ice-T said the following:

“Yeah, that’s a weird question. I don’t know that, dude! I never heard of the band Trapt before all this started. I think he was in an altercation, he’s speaking of Power Trip and he’s talking shit to Riley.

Now why that started I have no idea, but in the midst of this he went off on the entire Sumerian label – which we’re no longer on, we’re on Century Media. But in the midst of that rant he included Body Count in one of the groups that he sells more records than on Pandora.

And of course, like we say on the street, ‘Keep my name out of your mouth.’ You could say, ‘We sell more records than everyone on Sumerian’ but once he named Body Count, I decided to say something.

I just told him, ‘Keep talking, we’ll bump into each other one day,’ which he took as a threat. Maybe when I bump into him I’ll want an autograph, I don’t know, I just said, ‘I’ll see you.’ That was gonna be it, but he continued to rant and rave and that turned into him wanting to do charity fights.

My boy Danny Diablo jumped in, ‘Don’t speak on Ice-T,’ because believe it or not, people respect me out there (laughs). People were like, ‘Ice, he’s just trying to use you guys for publicity’ and I let it go.

But the theory that you’re going to talk shit to somebody and then get in a charity boxing match, what kind of clown shit is that? Like, really? Nah, nah, if I do bump into him, it’ll be in a parking lot some place and then we’ll see if he wants to repeat his words. I’m not planning on fighting him – I don’t want to hurt the guy, we’ll just see what happens.”

Body Count Announce Los Angeles, CA Show

Body Count have announced that they will be performing at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on May 20. You can find the group’s updated schedule below and pick up their new album “Carnivore“ on Friday (March 6).

Tour Dates:

03/03 New York, NY – Sony Square NYC (“Carnivore” listening party)
03/15 New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall (with Cro-Mags)
05/20 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre
05/23 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma
06/19 Clisson, FRA – Hellfest
06/21 Dessel, BEL – Graspop
06/22 Esch Alzette, LUX – Rockhal
06/23 Tilburg, NET – 013
06/24 Berlin, GER – Tempodrom
06/26 Verona, ITA – Rock The Castle Festival
06/27 Vienna, AUT – Arena
06/28 Prague, CZE – Roxy
06/29 Oberhausen, GER – Turbinenhalle
07/01 Munich, GER – Tollwood Festival
07/02 Zurich, SWI – Komplex 457
07/03 Belfort, FRA – Eurockeenes de Belfort Festival
07/04 St. Claire, FRA – Beauregard Festival

Body Count Premiere “Bum-Rush” Video

Body Count have premiered a new video for their new song “Bum-Rush.” This track is from the band’s new album “Carnivore,” which will be released on March 6. Frontman Ice-T commented: “Another fast moving Body Count track continuing my attempt to wake people up”

Body Count Tease New Song “Bum Rush”

Body Count have posted a teaser for their new song “Bum Rush.” That track is from the band’s new album “Carnivore,” which will be released on March 6.

Body Count Finish Filming “Bum-Rush” Video

Body Count have filmed a new video for their new song “Bum-Rush.” That track is from the band’s new album “Carnivore,” which will be released on March 6.

Evanescence, Hatebreed, & Power Trip Members To Guest On New Body Count Album “Carnivore”

Body Count have officially revealed the track listing for their new album “Carnivore.” The record will be released on March 6 and it will feature several guests including: Amy Lee (Evanescence), Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed), and Riley Gale (Power Trip).

“Carnivore” Track Listing:

01. “Carnivore”
02. “Point The Finger” (feat. Riley Gale)
03. “Bum-Rush”
04. “Ace Of Spades” (Motörhead cover)
05. “Another Level” (feat. Jamey Jasta)
06. “Colors (2020)”
07. “No Remorse”
08. “When I’m Gone” (feat. Amy Lee)
09. “Thee Critical Beatdown”
10. “The Hate Is Real”

If you missed it, you can check out the album’s title track HERE. You can also pre-order the effort HERE.